Checklist: Amaranthaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Gomphrena celosioides
Brenan, J.P.M. (1988) Chenopodiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)  
Townsend, C.C. (1988) Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)  
NamesFZ Divisions
2223.000 CHENOPODIUM L. 
*Chenopodium album L. W,C,E,S
Chenopodium ambrosioides L. N,W,C,E,S
*Chenopodium carinatum R. Br. W,C,E,S
Chenopodium giganteum D. Don C,E
Chenopodium hederiforme (Murr) Aellen S
Chenopodium murale L. W,C,S
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex Koch & Ziz. W,E
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq. E
Chenopodium schraderianum Schultz. N,W,C,E,S
Chenopodium foetidum Schrad.
Chenopodium strictum Roth N
2229.000 ATRIPLEX L. 
Atriplex suberecta I. Verd. W
2269.000 SALSOLA L. 
Salsola kali L. S
2292.000 CELOSIA L. 
Celosia trigyna L. N,W,C,E,S
Celosia digyna Suess.
2293.000 HERMBSTAEDTIA Rchb. 
Hermbstaedtia angolensis C.B. Clarke W,C
Hermbstaedtia fleckii (Schinz) Baker & C.B. Clarke W,S
Celosia fleckii Schinz
Hermbstaedtia linearis Schinz W
Celosia linearis (Schinz) Schinz
Hermbstaedtia odorata (Burch.) T. Cooke
var. albi-rosea Suess. W,E,S
Hermbstaedtia elegans Moq.
Hermbstaedtia scabra Schinz W
Celosia scabra (Schinz) Schinz
2299.000 AMARANTHUS L. 
Amaranthus deflexus L. W,C
*Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell. N,C,E
Amaranthus graecizans L.
subsp. graecizans N
Amaranthus graecizans L.
subsp. silvestris (Vill.) Brenan E,S
Amaranthus angustifolius M.Bieb. ex Willd. var. silvestris (Vill.) thell.
Amaranthus angustifolius M.Bieb. ex Willd. subsp. silvestris (Vill.) Henkels
Amaranthus graecizans L. var. silvestris (Vill.) Asch.
Amaranthus silvestris Vill.
Amaranthus hybridus L.
subsp. hybridus W,C,E,S
Amaranthus hybridus L.
subsp. cruentus (L.) Thell. W,C,E,S
subsp. incurvatus sensu Brenan
*Amaranthus hybridus L. W,C,E,S
Amaranthus lividus L.
subsp. polygonoides (Moq.) Probst N,W,C,E
Amaranthus adscendens Loisel. subsp. polygonoides (Moq.) Priszter
Amaranthus lividus L. var. polygonoides (Moq.) Thell.
Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. var. polygonoides Moq.
Amaranthus praetermissus Brenan E,S
*Amaranthus retroflexus L. E
Amaranthus spinosus L. N,W,C,E,S
Amaranthus thunbergii Moq. N,W,C,E,S
Amaranthus viridis L. N,W
2307.000 SERICOREMA (Hook. f.) Lopr. 
Sericorema remotiflora (Hook. f.) Lopr. W,E,S
Pupalia remotiflora (Hook.) Moq.
Sericocoma remotiflora (Hook.) Hook. f.
Trichinium remotiflorum Hook.
Sericorema sericea (Schinz) Lopr. S
2309.000 KYPHOCARPA (Fenzl ex Endl.) Lopr. 
Kyphocarpa angustifolia (Moq.) Lopr. N,W,C,E,S
Cyathula angustifolia Moq.
Kyphocarpa zeyheri sensu Lopr.
Kyphocarpa zeyheri Lopr. var. petersii (Lopr.) Schinz
Sericocoma angustifolia (Moq.) Hook. f.
Sericocoma hereroensis Suesseng. & Beyerle
Kyphocarpa cruciata (Schinz) Schinz C
2309.010 CENTEMOPSIS Schinz 
Centemopsis gracilenta (Hiern) Schinz N,W,C,E,S
Centema gracilenta Hiern
Centemopsis myurus Suesseng.
Psilotrichum gracilentum (Hiern) C.B. Clarke
2312.000 CYATHULA Blume 
Cyathula cylindrica Moq. N,W,C,E,S
Cyathula divulsa Suess. E
Cyathula lanceolata Schinz W,E,S
Cyathula crispa Schinz
Cyathula deserti (N.E. Br.) Suesseng.
Cyathula hereroensis Schinz
Cyathula merkeri Gilg
Pandiaka deserti N.E. Br.
Pandiaka lanceolata (Schinz) C.B. Clarke
Pandiaka wildii Suesseng.
Sericocomopsis lanceolata (Schinz) Peter
Cyathula natalensis Sond. W,E,S
Cyathula orthacantha (Hochst. ex Asch.) Schinz N,W,C,E,S
Cyathula kilimandscharica Suesseng. & Beyerle
Cyathula orthacanthoides Suesseng.
Kyphocarpa orthacantha (Hochst. ex Aschers.) C.B. Clarke
Pupalia erecta Suesseng.
Pupalia orthacantha Hochst. ex Aschers.
Sericocomopsis orthacantha (Hochst. ex Aschers.) Peter
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
var. prostrata E
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
var. pedicellata (C.B. Clarke) Cavaco E
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz C,E
2313.000 LEUCOSPHAERA Gilg 
Leucosphaera bainesii (Hook. f.) Gilg S
Leucosphaera pfeilii Gilg
Marcellia bainesii (Hook. f.) C.B. Clarke
Sericocoma bainesii Hook. f.
Sericocomopsis bainesii (Hook. f.) Schinz
2314.000 PUPALIA A. Juss. 
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss.
var. velutina (Moq.) Hook. f. N,W,C,E,S
Achyranthes mollis Thonn.
Desmochaeta flavescens DC.
Pupalia distantiflora A. Rich.
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss. var. tomentosa (Peter) Suesseng.
Pupalia mollis (Thonn.) Moq.
Pupalia tomentosa Peter
Pupalia velutina Moq.
Pupalia micrantha Hauman N
Cyathula prostrata (Linn.) Blume var. grandiflora Suesseng.
Pupalia psilotrichoides Suesseng.
2317.000 AERVA Forssk. 
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult. E
Achyranthes lanata L.
Aerva mozambicensis Gandoger
Aerva leucura Moq. N,W,C,E,S
Aerva ambigua Moq.
Aerva edulis Suess.
Aerva leucura Moq. var. lanatoides Suess.
2318.000 NOTHOSAERVA Wight 
Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight N,E,S
Achyranthes brachiata L.
Aerva brachiata (L.) Mart.
Illecebrum brachiatum (L.) L.
2324.000 PSILOTRICHUM Blume 
Psilotrichum scleranthum Thwaites N,W,C,E,S
Psilotrichum africanum Oliv.
Psilotrichum concinnum Baker
Psilotrichum trichophyllum Baker
2328.000 ACHYRANTHES L. 
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. pubescens (Moq.) C.C. Towns. N,W,C,E,S
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. sicula L. N,W,C,E,S
2328.010 PANDIAKA (Moq.) Hook. f. 
Pandiaka carsonii (Baker) C.B. Clarke
var. carsonii N
Pandiaka involucrata (Moq.) B.D. Jacks. W
Pandiaka rubro-lutea (Lopr.) C.C. Towns. N,W,C
Achyranthes rubro-lutea Lopr.
Pandiaka andongensis Hiern
2328.020 ACHYROPSIS (Moq.) Hook. f. 
Achyropsis leptostachya (E. Mey. ex Meisn.) Baker & C.B. Clarke W,C,S
Achyranthes leptostachya E. Mey. ex Meisn.
2328.030 CENTROSTACHYS Wall. 
Centrostachys aquatica (R. Br.) Wall. ex Moq. N,S
Achyranthes aquatica R. Br.
2330.010 GUILLEMINEA Kunth 
*Guilleminea densa (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Moq. N,W,C,E,S
Brayulinea densa (Willd.) Small
2335.000 ALTERNANTHERA Forssk. 
*Alternanthera caracasana Kunth N,W,C
Alternanthera peploides (Schult.) Britton
Alternanthera nodiflora R. Br. N,W,C,S
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC. var. nodiflora (R. Br.) Kuntze
*Alternanthera pungens Kunth N,W,C,E,S
Alternanthera echinata Sm.
Alternanthera repens (L.) Link
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC. N,W,C,E,S
Alternanthera repens Gmel.
Gomphrena sessilis L.
Illecebrum sessile (L.) L.
2338.000 GOMPHRENA L. 
*Gomphrena celosioides Mart. N,W,C,E,S
Gomphrena alba Peter
Gomphrena globosa L. subsp. africana Stuchlik
*Gomphrena globosa L. C

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Checklist: Amaranthaceae]., retrieved 10 July 2020

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